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Name Sylvain

Origin:From a Latin word for wood, forestTools:

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About the name Sylvain in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:French
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Silvain, Silvan, Sylvia, Sylvie     Details
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About Silvan/Silvana, the group of names with the same origin as Sylvain

Language of origin:Latin
Info about origin, male:from the name Silvanus, the Roman god of the forest
Words:silva = the wood (in the sense of forest), forest  Latin
Topics:Roman mythology
Variants' top ranks:16:Silvan Switzerland/German 2003,  21:Silas Denmark 2010,  23:Silvana Albania 2008,  85:Sylvain France 1997,  520:Sylas USA 2013
Somehow related to:Silvius/Silvia
Old/original forms:Silvanus Latin, Silvianus Latin
Name variants:Silvana, Silviana, Silas, Silvain, Silvan, Silvano, Silvian, Silviano, Sylas, Sylvain   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
FranceGraph2002 169,  1998 93,  1997 85
Switzerland 1997 304